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Maternity & Nursing Advice

Being pregnant is the most exciting yet worrying time. Let us help make your day a little easier with some helpful tips from real mums – they really have seen it and done it all!

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Life After a Traumatic Birth

Written by Susanna Remic from Ghost Writer Mummy When you’re pregnant, there’s no shortage of anecdotes, advice and ‘top tips’ to help you through each trimester. What to eat, wear…even what to name your baby. And there’s plenty of information on the birth too. Expect it to hurt, but expect…

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What New Mums REALLY Need

Written by Georgina Clarke Becoming a new Mum for the first time can be extremely overwhelming at the best of times. You want to feel prepared and have everything that you could ever need for your newborn. But how can you know exactly how much and of what are necessities?…

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How to Manage Stretch Marks with Nutrition

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant to help minimise and prevent stretch marks from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com We all dread them…and yet we are told there is nothing we can do about them!…

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Emotional Well Being After Birth

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepicklemom Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepicklemom Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepicklemom After being diagnosed with antenatal depression during my pregnancy, I knew how important looking after my emotional well being after birth. I desperately didn’t want to reach the excruciating lows I’d experienced in my third trimester. Whilst…

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Managing Morning Sickness with Nutrition

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com It is believed that morning sickness affects eight out of ten pregnant women. While some women are physically sick, others feel nauseous and…

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Nutritional Advice For Wellness In Your Fourth Trimester

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com As a new mother, you may be tempted to pay more attention to your baby’s wellbeing than your own, but the two are…

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Best Food to Eat when Pregnant

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com Early Pregnancy As your bump gets bigger, you will probably notice that your appetite also increases to ensure that you are getting enough…

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Things I have learnt since becoming a Mum…

1. That it doesn’t matter if your baby girl is dressed in a bright pink babygrow, sitting in a pink car seat and cuddling a pink teddy bear- you will get at least a couple of people come up and ask you ‘Is it a boy or a girl?’ 2….

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Pregnancy Sleep Problems – Top 5 Tips

Generally every lady will suffer from pregnancy sleep problems. Whether this is in the early days when hormones and sickness play a part, or towards the end when you just cannot get comfy, pregnancy sleep problems can be ongoing. The first step can be as simple as a good pair…

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What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag – For Baby

We’ve written a blog post regarding the essentials you need in your hospital bag for Mum.  Now it’s time for bits to take for baby for your stay in hospital.  Of course each birth is different and you don’t know for sure how long you will be in hospital for,…

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10 Facts About Breastfeeding…

Here at The Essential One, we believe in selling just the essential clothes that you will need for your baby.  The same goes for our maternity range, we make comfortable, soft, stretchy clothes that will last you from when you find out you are pregnant until the first few months…

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Top Breastfeeding Superfoods

At The Essential One we do our best to stock only what you really need for you and your baby – the clue is in our name, we specialise in the Essentials you need throughout pregnancy and the first year of your baby’s life. We are really proud of our…